Articles tagged "tehran"

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Shallow M5.1 earthquake hits near dormant Damavand volcano, Tehran, Iran

A shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M5.1 at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles) hit the city of Damavand in Tehran, Iran, at 20:18 UTC on May 7, 2020 (00:48 LT on May 8). Both USGS and EMSC reported it as shallow M4.6. At least two...

May 08, 2020

heavy snowfall hits tehran nov 16 2019

Rare autumn snowfall blankets Tehran, Iran

Heavy snowfall blanketed Iran's capital city, Tehran, on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The rare autumn snow started with a few flakes that quickly intensified into a full-blown snowstorm, dumping almost 30 cm (1 foot) and blocking several roads. Snow rapidly...

November 18, 2019

tehran earthquake december 20 2017 location

2 dead, 97 injured after M5.2 earthquake hits Tehran, Iran

Two people have died and nearly 100 were injured after a M5.2 earthquake hit near Tehran, capital of Iran on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. ​The quake hit at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles) at 19:57 UTC (23:27 local time) just 2.8 km (1.7 miles) WSW of Malārd...

December 22, 2017

tehran air pollution november 2016

Tehran in the grip of unprecedented air pollution, over 400 dead

A thick layer of smog engulfed Tehran, Iran over the last week. The unprecedented pollution levels have set new records while more than 400 people were reported dead. The PM2.5 levels have reached values exceeding 150 micrograms per cubic meter, thus setting a new...

November 19, 2016


Rainfall fell by 58% comparing to last year, water reductions in Tehran, Iran

Heatwave is scourging Iran bringing temperatures to alarming heights which, combined with the lack of rainfall, created drinking water shortages and reductions. Dr. Abbas Ranjbar, a faculty member of the Tehran-based meteorology research center said that the

July 29, 2013